elephant ears


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elephant ears

Metal discs on the outside of a missile or rocket. The elephant ears on the rocket need to be repaired.
See also: ear, elephant
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The elephant ear is a familiar motif in Yang's work, also seen in stylized form in Elephant Dancing on Toes at the entrance to the show.
While her fried treats may not be for the faint of heart, she has always used 100 percent vegetable oil that makes her elephant ears cholesterol-free.
The home is surrounded by good old Florida native plants: ferns, elephant ears, mother-in-law tongues, live oaks and cabbage palms--nothing you have to maintain on a daily basis.
Other plants that can give you that wow factor include bergenia (Elephant Ears), acer palmatum hybrids, rheum palmatum (ornamental Rhubarb), cortaderia species (pampas grass), euphorbia species, yucca filamentosa (Adam's needle), kniphofia (red hot pokers), acanthus mollis (bear's breeches) and canna hybrids (Indian shot plant).
Try some Chinese ground orchids, blackberry lilies, canna lilies, elephant ears, lilies of the valley, crocosmias, hardy cyclamens, dahlias, summer hyacinths, gladioluses, day lilies, irises, or true lilies for a coordination of flowers through summer into fall.
In my crystal ball, I see a large man with a red face, elephant ears and a white starter beard leading Labour MPs in a "Get Gordon now, before it's too late!" campaign.
It will help to purify the drinking water and keep the elephant ears and other invasives at bay.
You'll never get to court, let alone prison" Vince Cable, the Lib Dem economics spokesman "I love the idea of jeopardy, of putting the noose around my neck" TV chef Gordon Ramsay "It leads to women of our age exposing their cleavages which look like elephant ears" Presenter Selina Scott on ageism on TV "It is not a state secret that he wears Speedo swimming trunks" Foreign Secretary David Miliband after pictures of the new head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, were published on Facebook "I suspect that the enemies of this country do not wholly rely on the Mail on Sunday and Facebook for their information" Shadow Business Secretary Ken Clarke
Bronze carex and fiery dogwood DOG WOOD & CAREX; ACORUS; ELEPHANT EARS; PERIWINKLE; BUGLE; GRASS & LAMBS' EARS
Four-foot-tall leaf-covered cones with towering elephant ears and a fifteen-foot tree with blooms of pink and red ginger centered tables.
Jonathan Poston has turned his garden into an exotic jungle with 15ft-high banana plants, bamboo, elephant ears plants and eucalyptus trees.
CHOOSE ground-cover plants from geraniums ( the hardy perennial form, not tender bedding pelargoniums ( with red, pink, blue or white flowers throughout summer; lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor Variegata, with gold-and-green foliage plus brilliant blue flowers; bugle, Ajuga reptans, with purple leaves and blue flowers; and bergenia with "elephant ears" foliage and mauve winter flowers.
She is celebrated each August by a festival in Oquawka that includes an elephant walk, white elephant sale and a bake sale featuring 'elephant ears'.
This year's recipients include a surprisingly wide range of interdisciplinary projects--from experiments on how individual brain cells communicate in mice to research on how elephant ears communicate long distances by stomping their feet.